Agastache scrophulariaefolia is a perennial herb, about 1 m tall tall, branched above, stem sharply 4-angled, slightly winged.
Leaves opposite, egg-shaped, base slightly lobed, usually finely hairy below.
Flowers purple, irregular, petal tube 2-lipped, 5-lobed, stamens longer than petal lobes, calyx lobes triangular to lance-shaped; inflorescence of branched, racemes at top of plant; blooming and fruiting July-Sept.
Fruit dry, 1-seeded, (achenes) hairy at one end.
Wetland status: UPL.
Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent, possibly extirpated in NYC.
Habitat: Upland woods.